30 November 2020
Skopje – Tensions have risen further in recent weeks because Bulgaria has blocked the opening of talks for North Macedonia to join the EU, raising fears it may join Hungary and Poland in their frequent battles with Brussels and fellow member states.
Skopje – Monday’s hearing in the ‘Monster’ case trial has been postponed as one of the jurors tested positive for COVID-19, the Skopje-based Criminal Court said.
Skopje – Defence Minister Radmila Shekerinska is to take part Monday in meeting of the US-Adriatic Charter via video conference that will address challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic of the countries in the region and the important role of the armed forces in support to health system in the fight against the pandemic.
Athens – Greece has extended the air, sea and land travel ban for neighboring countries as well as the ban for third-country nationals until December 14, MIA’s Athens correspondent reports.
Washington – US President-elect Joe Biden‘s transition team announced its picks for the incoming administration’s White House communications team on Sunday, selecting seven women for the country’s top communications jobs.
Jakarta – The alert for a volcano on Indonesia‘s Lembata island has been raised to the second-highest level following a series of eruptions, prompting the evacuation of nearly 3,000 people, officials said on Monday.
Berlin – Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes won a hectic Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix which was overshadowed by Haas driver Romain Grosjean leaping from his flaming car to escape a major crash in the opening lap.